Serie A 2021/22: Stadium Ranking by Capacity
How many seats are there in San Siro? What is the minimum capacity for a stadium hosting Serie A matches? In this piece we give some answers
There are 17 facilities that will host Serie A 2021/22 games. Seventeen stadiums for 16 cities. The Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (Milan), the Stadio Olimpico in Rome and the Stadio Marassi (Genoa) will respectively host the fans of Milan and Inter, Rome and Lazio, Samp and Genoa. Turin is the only metropolis to host a derby in two different venues: the Allianz Stadium for Juventus and the Stadio Grande Torino for the Granata.
The minimum capacity of a stadium that hosts Serie A matches must be 16,000 seats, the only exceptions are, even conditional, granted by the Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A. Stadio Alberto Picco in La Spezia and Stadio Pierluigi Penzo in Venice, to date, do not comply with the regulations for the top division.
Italian Stadiums by Capacity
Number of seats of the facilities that will host the games of Serie A 2021/22
|Olimpico di Roma||Roma||73.261|
|Stadio Diego Armando Maradona||Napoli||54.726|
|Stadio Renato Dall’Ara||Bologna||36.462|
|Stadio Grande Torino||Torino||27.994|
|Mapei Stadium – Città del Tricolore||Reggio Emilia||21.584|
|Alberto Picco||La Spezia||10.336|
Which Stadiums are owned in Italy?
There are only 4 owned stadiums in Serie A (20%):
- Allianz Stadium in Turin (Juventus)
- The Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia (Sassuolo)
- The Gewiss Arena in Bergamo (Atalanta)
- The Dacia Arena in Udine (Udinese)
The remaining 75% is owned by the municipality in which the facility is located, while only one – the Olympic Stadium in Rome – is owned by CONI.
By Giovanni Maggio, SerieA24.it